This Thanksgiving, if you prefer entertaining friends and family, you can leave the cooking to some of our local favorites!
Carolima’s Lowcountry Cuisine (carolimas.com)
Looking for an authentic Gullah Geechee menu? Carolima’s nod to the Lowcountry makes their offerings slightly different from traditional Thanksgiving menus. Collard greens accompany a smoked turkey, along with sweet potato pie, Charleston chewies, and red velvet cheesecake brownies.
Halls Signature Events (hall-management-group.square.site)
Family-owned and operated, Halls Chophouse focuses on offering the same quality as they do on their spectacular steaks, while keeping it traditional for Thanksgiving. Using fresh local ingredients, they highlight Halls family recipes specifically showcased in the stuffing, pepper jack creamed corn, and cornbread.
Hamby Catering & Events (hambycatering.com)
For the tenth year in a row, Charleston's oldest locally-owned and operated caterer, is offering both holiday staples and twists on classics including Bourbon-smoked turkey, jalapeño cornbread, and mac and cheese. An appetizer package features Charleston staple famous sweet potato biscuits, as well as fan-favorite deviled eggs. For every Thanksgiving Feast purchased, Hamby will sponsor a family through the Lowcountry Food Bank as they have for the past decade.
Herd Provisions herdprovisions.com
Herd Provisions has offered a Thanksgiving at home kit every year since they opened. All the ingredients come from the farmers and producers they work with throughout the year. They showcase local vegetables from Growfood Carolina and turkeys from Parker Family Farms in Virginia.
Home Team BBQ (hometeambbq.com)
Inspired by southern comfort food classics, Home Team BBQ smoked meats are the stars of the show. The smoked ham is served with a Cheerwine glaze while the turkey comes with gravy. Holiday side specials include cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, and mashed sweet potatoes or potatoes au gratin. Satisfy a sweet tooth with mixed berry cobbler, apple cobbler or banana pudding.
Lewis Barbecue lewisbarbecue.com
What’s more Southern than barbecue? Pitmaster John Lewis takes pre-orders for a variety of their signature dishes prepared and ready to serve including their smoked turkey breasts, famous green chile corn pudding, and mac and cheese, using Lowcountry farms for sourcing ingredients.
Mercantile and Mash (mercandmash.com)
This year’s Thanksgiving dinner tradition comes with a commitment to local sourcing. Anson Mills’ Jimmy Red cornmeal for the cornbread stuffing. Lowcountry Creamery whole milk biscuits, pies, Parker House rolls, and mashed potatoes. Edisto Gold Honey for their honey pecan pie, and Granny Smith apples in a family recipe Dutch apple pie that is to die for, as well as all seasonal local vegetables.
Best known for sourcing local oysters and seafood, NICO has established itself as a Lowcountry dining destination. For Thanksgiving, NICO is offering a traditional take with turkey as well as a great gourmet alternative: Beef Wellington. Both mains come with two sides and instructions on how to execute them at home.
Rosemary & Rye (rosemaryandryecatering.com/thanksgiving)
A chef-curated four-course meal, inspired by the timeless flavors of the Lowcountry. Featuring a brined whole turkey, apple and cranberry brioche stuffing, bourbon-infused gravy, a blistered tomato pie, and more. Rooted in a commitment to sustainability and locally sourced ingredients, they proudly collaborate with Charleston’s Limehouse Produce, Brown’s Court Bakery, Firefly Distillery, and others.